Android P Wear OS DP2 available now, rolls back controversial change

Android P Wear OS DP2 available now, rolls back controversial change

Users will also be able to download apps from the Google Play Store.

However, some things haven't changed such as the one tap that leads you back to the home screen and holding the home button to launch Google Assistant.

Formally known as Android P, the OS remains in beta mode-and if you have one of the devices listed below, you can get it early. To counter this, developers are looking to backport most of these updates into the Android Oreo version, so that OEMs can provide maintenance updates rather than wait for the full Android P update.

Called Google Duplex, it works as an extension of the firm's Google Assistant - the virtual helper that responds to voice commands - by making the calls in the background when users ask to make a reservation or appointment.

Among the slew of new products and features announced at this week's Google I/O conference were three big additions to Google Lens, the company's visual search feature. The Google Assistant feature uses lifelike audio to, for example, book a haircut.

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"Bringing Google services into Volvo cars will accelerate innovation in connectivity and boost our development in applications and connected services", said Henrik Green, senior vice president of Research and Development at Volvo Cars. The company is now adding iPhone X-like gestures to its operating system and it looks like it might actually improve the interactivity with the OS.

With the new OS, users can set settings in a way that notifications may stop bothering them all the time.

Android P, Google's next iteration of its mobile operating system, is getting quite a handful of new features, some of which are created to protect users, their data and their privacy. It supports text recognition, barcode scanning, face detection, image labeling, and landmark recognition. This option first rolled out a few months ago but now Google officially announced it at the Google I/O.

Colorize old black and white photos automatically.

As Sundar so nicely put it, Google thinks JOMO could be better for us than FOMO - that the "joy of missing out" rather than "fear". It'll engage with you, but it's hardly the most natural conversationalist.

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